Mitt Romney: "The President has pledged to "transform America," and he has spent the last four years laying the foundation for a new Government-Centered Society."
President Obama: "I have never been somebody who believes that government can or should try to solve every problem."
Mitt Romney: "He saw free enterprise as the villain and not the solution."
President Obama: "I believe deeply that the free market is the greatest force for economic progress in human history."
Mitt Romney: "When you attack business and vilify success, you're going to have less business and less success."
President Obama: "I know that the true engine of job creation in this country is the private sector, not Washington."
Mitt Romney: "... tax increases become not only a necessity, but also a desired tool for social justice."
President Obama: "I've cut taxes for small business owners 17 times over the last three years."
Mitt Romney: "... government spending always increase because...well why not?"
President Obama: "As President I've eliminated dozens of programs that weren't working. And put annual domestic spending on a path to become the smallest share of the economy since Dwight Eisenhower held this office"
Mitt Romney: "If we become one of those societies that attack success, one outcome is certain -- there will be a lot less success."
President Obama: "In this country broad based prosperity has never trickled down from the success of a wealthy few. It has always come from the success of a strong and growing middle class."
Mitt Romney: "We'll stop the days of apologizing for success at home and never again apologize for America abroad."
President Obama: "I have no doubt that we will continue our long and prosperous journey as the greatest nation on Earth. Thank you. God bless you. God bless the United States of America."